Hear Cincinnati Podcast: Cancer at police HQ; Are prescription drugs getting cheaper?

This week on Hear Cincinnati, host Maxim Alter, digital editor Meghan Wesley, digital reporter Lucy May and Fifth Mascot host Scott Kyser talk about Cincinnati's chances of becoming Amazon's second headquarters, NFL players taking a knee during the national anthem, DirecTV offering refunds for offended sports fans, which big projects should be funded in Hamilton County, jail overcrowding, the mystery surrounding Otto Warmbier's condition after North Korea, a Cincinnati native joining Saturday Night Live and more. 

Maxim then talks with reporter Tom McKee about the allegations that poor working conditions are causing multiple officers at Cincinnati Police District 5 Headquarters to contract cancer. 

Maxim also talks with reporter Lisa Bernard-Kuhn about the debate over Issue 2, the prescription drug price ballot proposal that Ohio voters will decide on during the Nov. 7 election.

Listen to this episode in the player above.

Notable links: 

  • 1:45 - The panel talks Amazon, NFL players, DirecTV refunds, Hamilton County projects, jail overcrowding, Otto Warmbier, a local guy on SNL and more. 
  • 21:25 - Tom McKee talks about cancer deaths among employees at Cincinnati Police District 5's headquarters -- and what the city is doing about it. 
  • 35:40 - Lisa Bernard-Kuhn breaks down Issue 2, the prescription drug price ballot proposal that Ohio voters will decide on during the Nov. 7 election.

WCPO Insiders can read more about these stories at wcpo.com/hear.

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Hear Cincinnati is back for the new year. This week, host Maxim Alter, digital editor Meghan Wesley, digital reporter Lucy May and 9 On Your Side anchor Kathrine Nero talk President Donald Trump, the Cincinnati Zoo's new baby hippo, the film "Hidden Figures," Adam Jones and much more. Photographer Emily Maxwell also walks us through covering the historic women's march in D.C. and I-Team reporter Hillary Lake gives us an exclusive look inside a local heroin treatment center. 

Listen to this episode in the player above.

WCPO Insiders can read more about these stories at wcpo.com/hear

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